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Sunday, Feb 23, 2020

Lynchings

Sep 23, 2018 15:43
With this move, WhatsApp meets one of the key demands that India had put on the Facebook-owned company to curb fake messages that triggered lynchings. read more
Sep 09, 2018 14:57
Vice president Venkaiah Naidu also expressed anguish over the politicisation of incidents of lynchings, saying such cases should not be linked with political parties. read more
Aug 29, 2018 12:19
Foreign tourist arrivals in India showed robust growth in 2017 despite its growing image as an unsafe and tourist-unfriendly country because of women’s safety issues, several cases of mob lynching and a ban on beef in most states. read more
Aug 22, 2018 15:31
The decision followed the recent Supreme Court directive to all states against the growing incident of lynching and mob violence, cabinet secretary SKG Rahate said. read more
Aug 09, 2018 11:22
Actor Kangana Ranaut’s comments came during an interaction with Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. read more
Jul 23, 2018 22:45
The announcements came a week after the Supreme Court asked the central government to enact a law to deal with incidents of lynching and mob violence. read more
Jul 23, 2018 08:55
Rakbar Khan was allegedly attacked by alleged cow vigilantes in Alwar on Friday night. The police took the lynching to hospital at 4am, although they had reached the site of the incident at 1am. read more
Jul 22, 2018 08:50
Union minister and senior BJP leader Arjun Ram Meghwal said incidents such lynchings would increase the more popular PM Narendra Modi becomes. read more
Jul 20, 2018 08:47
WhatsApp will test restricting users to forwarding messages up to five one-on-one or group chats at once. The move comes amid a string of lynchings that were triggered by misinformation on alleged child abductors being spread using the application. read more
Jul 20, 2018 07:40
The UP Police DGP said the move the initiative will counter fake news being spread on social media by anti-social elements. read more
Jul 19, 2018 14:15
Rajnath Singh maintained that law and order was a state subject but added the Centre cannot remain silent on the issue. read more
Jul 06, 2018 12:18
HT asked policy and tech experts to read the letter sent by WhatsApp to the government on measures listed to prevent the spread of false information in India, and whether the messaging service was doing enough. Here’s what they said: read more
Jul 04, 2018 19:37
The lynch mob that killed five people on Sunday were suspicious of the victims because they were dressed in an attire uncommon in the region. The deceased were part of a nomadic tribe that travels for food and work. read more
Jul 03, 2018 18:54
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on petitions against lynchings but CJI Dipak Misra said an elaborate judgment is required to be passed to prevent incidents. read more
Jul 03, 2018 13:47
The Supreme Court bench observed that the instances of cow vigilantism were actually mob violence, which is a crime. read more